Special Events

The 30th Annual WHEB Chili Cook-off!

Sample some of the best chili the Seacoast has to offer

We provide the bowls and spoons, and you bring the appetite!

October 13, 2019 - 11:30AM
Free for Season Pass Holders!
If you purchase tickets online, check in at will call under your name at the event. No physical tickets or e-tickets will be remitted.

Every October, folks come to enjoy generous samplings from some of the Seacoast's best restaurants and to experience one of the greatest Chili Cook-Off events around.

Held on the grounds of Strawbery Banke, the WHEB Chili Cook-Off presents more than a dozen restaurants from the Seacoast and beyond who serve up their best chili.

Join us again in 2019 to sample the finest and fieriest chili, then cast your vote for the People's Choice and see how it compares to food critics'Judge's Choice award!  



Winners of the 29th Annual Chili Cook-Off!

People's Choice

1st Place: Cisco Brewers of Portsmouth

2nd Place: Stoneface Brewing Co.

3rd Place: The Wilder

Judge's Choice

1st Place: The Friendly Toast

2nd Place: Ore Nell's

3rd Place: The Wilder

Veggie Chili: The Friendly Toast 


Does your restaurant want to compete in the 30th Annual WHEB Chili Cook Off in 2019? 

For more information, contact Stephen at stephen@prescottpark.org